The Catholic Community Foundation of Long Island (CCFLI) is an independent philanthropic organization that unites people, programs and partners to enliven faith and elevate communities on Long Island and beyond


Our Areas of Impact

CCFLI makes strategic investments in key areas to lift up Long Islanders from Hempstead to the East End.

Catholic Charities of Long Island provides human services to nearly 50,000 individuals annually, non-Catholics and Catholics alike, regardless of race, religion or ability to pay.   Read more

Catholic Health Services combines outstanding healthcare with a commitment to Catholic moral teaching and pastoral care, and a recognition of the dignity of each person, patient and family. Read more

Our 38 elementary schools and nine high schools educate more than 23,000 students across Nassau and Suffolk counties each year and continue to achieve academic excellence. Read more

Using media in all forms, Catholic Faith Network’s mission is to keep the Catholic community connected to their faith 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the country. Read more

From parish improvements to sharing our faith and religious instruction for new Catholics of all ages and backgrounds, these initiatives ensure our faith and community remains vibrant and vital. Read more

“Our ministry partners have worked in Long Island's communities for over 60 years, sharing the programming and resources our neighbors need to build a brighter tomorrow”

Michael Maturo - Chair of the Board of Directors,
Catholic Community Foundation of Long Island

Latest News

Pope Francis Prays For Indonesia

Pope Francis Prays For Indonesia After Deadly Earthquake

Pope Francis sent a telegram Friday with his condolences for Indonesia, after a strong earthquake killed at least 67 people on the island of…

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March For Life 2021

Diocese Of Rockville Centre: March For Life 2021

Get Ready for Events During January 2021! This year, the March for Life in DC is on January, 29, 2021. Due to Covid-19, we are going local/virtual!…

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Pope Francis Admits Women to Ministries of Lector and Acolyte

Pope Francis Admits Women To Ministries Of Lector And Acolyte In New Motu Proprio

Pope Francis issued a motu proprio Monday changing canon law to allow women to serve as lectors and acolytes. In the motu proprio “Spiritus Domini,”…

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